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Wednesday, June 9 2010

Konono No. 1: Assume Crash Position

More glorious noise from the Congotronic stars. If you wondered whether you needed another Konono album, check out "Konono Wa Wa Wa" and have your mind blown.


Tuesday, July 31 2007

Kenge Kenge: Introducing… Kenge Kenge

In their explosiveness they're closer to David Fanshawe's field recordings of East African rural music, the hooting bung'o horn and so forth, than the tidier benga from Shirati Jazz.


Friday, January 27 2006

Konono No. 1: Congotronics

Their music accepts the distortion, overtones, and surprising sonorities of contemporary life, but re-imagines instrumental power from the trash heap of modernity.


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